A new project from Cuban rapper El Individuo humanizes the Cuban perspective, inadvertently flying in the face of the United States Republican Party’s agenda.
Father’s Day reflections for the time of COVID-19.
How socialist Cuba’s foreign policy of solidarity with Africans, midwifed a new genre of music on the island.
A border crossing mix of Afrobeats and Zouk and an interview with Berlin-based Sierra Leonean electronic music producer, Lamin Fofana.
Harlem rapper Sheck Wes’s star rises in the shadow of Dapper Dan and Cheikh Amadou Bamba.
Chief Boima and Francesca Harding on race and cultural difference in Latin America through the lens of trap music.
Francesca Harding joins Chief Boima for the fourth episode recorded in Los Angeles, California. Our guest is Angolan activist Mel Gamboa.
For months, we have been threatening to launch a new website. Well, now it’s here!
The plot of Drake’s music video for “God’s Plan” is him giving him out money to the poor. What was he trying to say?
Black Panther arrives as black America diversifies, but the US becomes more isolationist. It’s not beyond many African Americans to reflect nativist tendencies.
A deep dive into the African-influenced music scene of the Colombian Caribbean coast.
This weekend’s music break is dedicated to the isla del encancto.
Contrary to the utopian dreams of the early internet, the idea of a more democratic communications space has given way to a system of capitalist exploitation, including how we consume music.